Summer is coming, so it was either Ice Cream or Budgie Smugglers.

  As an ice cream addict a good health and fitness routine is not only important, it’s essential. Even if hitting the gym and making (mostly) good food choices is just about absolving… Continue reading

What I learned from the Fear of Abseiling

Yesterday I went abseiling to raise awareness for The David Martin Foundation, an organisation that supports young people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Well I tried to anyway. As I stood on… Continue reading

5 Life Lessons from a gogo dancer

When I was in my early 20’s I was a gogo dancer in a few bars around Sydney. As I’m about to hit 40 I’ve found myself reliving my youth, breaking out my… Continue reading

TedxSydney: A day of dreams, adventure, tears and inspiration

To stop people in their tracks with something so powerful, so meaningful and so human, that it leaves you breathless. That is TEDxSydney

New Years Resolutions? Fuck No, I’m themeing my year with Change

I fucking hate New Years Resolutions. They’re well intended declarations but mostly, they’re just wild “one day I’ll do it” hopes and dreams. Aspirations usually forgotten before the midnight Veuve is empty… for that… Continue reading

Operation Ginger Send off: The life and misadventures of Shane Wilson

Last week one of my best friends died. I feel I let him down. I feel I should have done more. Today we held his final party. With his mum I wrote his… Continue reading

Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar

Howdy Toasters, There are some places that are iconic to their cities, they’re just part of culture and you can’t imagine a world without it. Opening in 1954 Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar delivered Melbourne’s first… Continue reading

What if we changed the narrative? 

Howdy Toasters,  What’s occurred in Paris, all around the world actually, this weekend is a tragedy; it’s a tragedy whenever and wherever such brutal violence is inflicted. It’s a tragedy that, from the… Continue reading

The Bucket List and other life essentials

“ (pointing at altimeter) We’re at 3000 ft now” “(thumbs up) Great!… How high are we going?” “14000 ft” “Oh, cool” internal monologue and nervous laughter… “aaauummm… 11000 ft higher?! So, um, we’re… Continue reading

3 things I’ve learned in my first 24 hours of unemployment

  Howdy Toasters, Unemployment is nerve racking. Even if you have a loaded bank account the prospect of no income – for some no purpose – is one that can be confronting and… Continue reading